does fuzzy bound probability?


Subject: does fuzzy bound probability?
From: Scott Ferson (scott@ramas.com)
Date: Tue Nov 21 2000 - 12:05:37 MET


Does anyone know of an appropriate reference for the following
argument? Do you know of arguments for it, or counterexamples?

> Because (standard) fuzzy arithmetic makes no assumptions about the
> dependence or independence among quantities, it has been suggested
> that fuzzy arithmetic might be able to provide bounds on probability
> distributions in cases where the dependence among input variables
> cannot be specified empirically.

Scott Ferson <scott@ramas.com>
Applied Biomathematics
631-751-4350, fax -3435

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